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How to Make Essential Oils

How to Make Essential Oils

Alchemy is the ancient art that brought to us the practice of extraction and distillation.  The quest of the Alchemist was the separation and recombination of the most basic elements in nature, as those elements were known at that time; and the recombination of those elements for the creation of things  which have never existed.  Alchemical practice is the foundation of Chemistry.

 

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Distilling Essential Oils

Distilling Essential Oils
The goal of distillation is to separate the "essence" of a plant called "Sulfur" by the Alchemists from the corporeal body of the plant.   Once the essence was separated and captured, the plant material after distillation was placed into a crucible.  This second action burned the fibrous material and revealed the minerals that were present in the plants.

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Turkish Rose Oil Distillation

Turkish Rose Oil Distillation

Rosa damascena Turkey is a beautiful exotic country. A journey through Turkey is a journey through history, the cross roads of commerce and culture. Isparta is the heart of the Turkish Rose Oil industry. This is where Roses are grown and distilled Dr Peter Wilde is the world's pre-eminant expert...

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